SANDY – 28394
Safe - 5-24-2018 Manhattan Rescue: The Patricia Ladew Foundation Please honor your pledges: http://www.theladewcatsanctuary.org/donate/
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SAFE 5/24/18 — 13 year old SANDY was brought to the shelter by her owner who said she seems to have a lot of allergies and health concerns due to her age……. seems like he didn’t take her to the vet. SANDY needs a new furever home where she can get some TLC and follow up vet care.
Intake Date: 5/17/18
Intake Type: Owner Surrender
Medical Behavior: Yellow
Age: 13 years
Original Location: 11101
Vet Notes: 1:22 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: 13
Microchip noted on Intake? n
Microchip Number (If Applicable): n
Observed Behavior – painful when touched on the ear
Evidence of Cruelty seen – n
Evidence of Trauma seen – n
T = –
P = 180
R = wnl
BCS = 4.5/9
EENT: Bilateral Otitis Externa – pruritis, erythema, browny greasy debris
Cytology + 2 yeast + 1 cocci
Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: Moderate calculus
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: Externally normal
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Rectal: externally normal
Assessment: Bilateral Otitis Externa – Yeast and Bacteria
Apply tresaderm AU BID for 10 days
L V T Notes: 5:09 AM
[LVT Intake Exam]
Microchip Scan: negative, placed
Evidence of Cruelty: no
Observed Behavior: allows handling but tense and kicks when ears are touched
Sex: spayed female
Estimated Age: reported 13y
Subjective: “cat seems to have a lot of allergies and some health concerns due to her age,” good condition but has advanced earmite infestation with scratches along pinna and temple
Ears: earmites (thick bloody d/c)
Oral Exam: mild to moderate staining
Musculoskeletal: WNL BCS 5/9
Preliminary Assessment: earmites
Plan: DVM intake, 0.08ml ivermectin SQ
Animal Behavior Saved At: 19-May-2018 15:25:15.000
Animal Name: Sandy
Age: 13 Years
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
Spayed / Neutered: Yes
Behavior Assessment Date:
Sandy was brought in with limited information on their behavioral history or tendencies in a home environment.
Softly resting with head up, accepts the touch and leans into the petting while purring in place.
Reaction to assessor:
Sandy remains neutral, lying down on her cage bedding during the approach.
Reaction when softly spoken to:
Sandy becomes alert with head up, soft eyes.
Reaction to cage door opening:
Sandy remains in place, relaxed ears and forward.
Reaction to touch:
Sandy sniffs the assessor’s hand then head rubs and purrs throughout the interaction.
Reaction to being picked up:
She becomes antsy then jumps back into the cage.
H – Healthy
Sandy interacts with the observer, appreciates attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. This cat is showing behavior appropriate for new or experienced cat parents.
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